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Richard J Jackson – Essay: Meteorologists and the sacred position between people and science.

SEATTLE—At the core of medical and of public health training, we learn that you cannot just look narrowly at the problem in front of you, you are obliged to look for the systemic causes, how did the patient get into this state and what are the challenges going forward? Failing to do so is malpractice. If an internist were to …

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Delhi chokes as air pollution levels jump to 35 times safe limits

Smog has covered New Delhi, India, leading to warnings that even healthy locals may suffer from respiratory issues. Pollution levels have hit some 35 times the recommended safe limit set by the World Health Organization (WHO). New Delhi usually ranks as one of the world’s most polluted cities as it is, but on Monday morning things spiraled out of control. …

BENEDIKT JUST – This Forgotten Remedy Can Detox The Heart And Nervous System

There is compelling indication that the best plant remedy for heart disease was already discovered over 150 years ago. Unfortunately, today even alternative medicine has forgotten about ouabain. A brief summary of the ‘ouabain story’… In 1861, on the famous Livingstone expedition in Africa, the English botanist John Kirk experienced the sudden disappearance of his heart problems after brushing his …

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Red meat compound linked to worse outcomes in heart failure patients

A new study finds that worse outcomes in patients with acute heart failure are linked to higher levels of TMAO – the major source of which is thought to be L-carnitine, a compound that is metabolized by gut bacteria during the digestion of red meat. Previous studies have linked TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide) with higher risk of death in chronic heart …

Researchers Highly Correlate Rheumatoid Arthritis with Solar Storms BY RALPH TURCHIANO

What began as a chat between husband and wife has evolved into an intriguing scientific discovery. The results, published in May in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) Open, show a “highly significant” correlation between periodic solar storms and incidences of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and giant cell arteritis (GCA), two potentially debilitating autoimmune diseases. The findings by a rare collaboration of physicists and medical researchers …